Oma Dell Pace

Published 9:47 pm Thursday, May 19, 2016

Oma Dell Pace, 88, of Valley Grande, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Oma Dell was born in Spruce Pine to Bessie Thompson Conrad and Conard Pounders on Aug. 5, 1927. She resided in Valley Grande.



Oma Dell was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for being a servant to others and being a wonderful cook.

She was preceded in death by her father, Conard Pounders; mother, Bessie Thompson Conrad; husbands, Samuel Tony Pounders and Bill Pace; son, Wayne Pounders; son-in-law, Larry Nunez; and grandson, John Mark Pounders.

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Oma Dell is survived by two children, Linda Nunez of Yulee, Florida, and Virginia Roberts; husband, Roger, who she loved dearly, of Valley Grande; stepson, Greg Pace of Trinity; six grandchildren, Donna Childress, Sherry Rister, Angie Yeargan, Teresa Hogan, Chris Nunez and Steve Pounders; 13 great-grandchildren, Nichole, Leslie, Matthew, Taylor, Erika, Chandler, Braxton, who was her little boy, Brad, Kaysie, Korey, Brooklyn, Alayna, Cydnie; and four great-great- grandchildren.

There will be a combined funeral and graveside service, officiated by pastor Anthony Rister, on Monday, May 16 at 1 p.m. at Pounders Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2151 Highland Avenue South, Suite 210, Birmingham, AL 35206.

Pinkard Funeral Home will be directing.